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Spiral Structure and Distribution of Stellar Associations in NGC 6946

  • E. Ye. Khachikian
  • K. A. Sahakian
Part of the International Astronomical Union / Union Astronomique Internationale book series (IAUS, volume 38)

Abstract

The associations of NGC 6946 outline its spiral arms. There is no relation between the colour or magnitude of the associations and their distance from the centre. Their mean absolute magnitude is — 11m.l and their mean colour index near zero.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • E. Ye. Khachikian
    • 1
  • K. A. Sahakian
    • 1
  1. 1.Byurakan Astrophysical ObservatoryErevanArmenia, USSR

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